The Pride of Kenya with Lucy Laucht

 
 

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November 8-15, 2018

Group Size: 10 travelers

Hosts: Lucy Laucht and Amanda Ho

Let us guide your African journey through Kenya from the hustle and bustle of Nairobi to its famed National Parks. From Maasai Mara to the timeless Lamu Island, embark on unforgetabbles game drives, a visit to the Maa Trust and interactions with anti-poaching rangers, this trip is as much about enjoying the wildlife, as it is an opportunity to understand conservation efforts of the wildlife. Co-hosted by travel photographer Lucy Laucht and Amanda Ho, Founder of Electrify Magazine, we will ensure you experience Kenya both in-front of, and behind, the lens, to capture the essence of east Africa.

 
 
 
 

Itinerary

 

Day 1: Arrival To Nairobi

Arrive to Nairobi airport and transfer to the TRIBE Hotel located in the heart of Nairobi’s sophisticated Gigiri district, adjacent to The Village Market, the region’s best shopping destination.

  • Meals: Dinner
  • Overnight: TRIBE Hotel

 

Day 2: Maasai Mara

Wake up in Nairobi and transfer to Nairobi Wilson Airport for your private charter flight to the Maasai Mara — this is a place where lions own the night and hippos stake claim to vast territories, where we submit to the supreme power of wild Africa. It’s a place of learning, where Africa teaches lessons that will change the way you view the world in one of the most incredible classrooms on the planet.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight: Mara Expedition Camp (Great Plains)

Day 4: Maasai Mara

Following one last game drive in the Maasai Mara, transfer back to Nairobi for your last night in Africa at TRIBE Hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight: Mara Expedition Camp (Great Plains)

Day 3: Cultural Minglings

Visit The Maa Trust. an independent non-profit organisation that works towards ensuring the success of conservation through sustainable community development in the Maasai Mara ecosystem.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight: Mara Expedition Camp (Great Plains)

Day 6: Swahili Serenity

Prepare for your first day of safari at JAWAI. As you search for leopards in India’s rural countryside. At the heart of an untrammeled wilderness, where leopards roam wild and free, is SUJÁN’s JAWAI. Designed by the owners, Anjali and Jaisal Singh, JAWAI represents a style that combines subtle opulence with abundant adventure.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight: The Majlis Resort

Day 5: Time Travel

Over one hundred kilometres north of Mombasa, the island of Lamu is undisturbed by the turmoil of modern times, and exhudes a timeless serenity.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight: The Majlis Resort

Day 8: Departures

After one last morning safari, we drive three hours to the village of Delwara to explore the temples at Ranakpur. The local village reflects religious history and eases you back into civilization after three days in the wild. We will end our trip at the Taj Lake Palace, the most romantic hotel in the world.Built as the pleasure palace of Maharaja Jagat Singh II, experience the fabled lifestyle of Indian royalty. 

  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Nairobi

Now that you’ve had your first encounters with Indian wildlife, we encourage you to enjoy yet another day of morning and evening safaris, exploring the natural world. As we lead you to new landscapes, we want you to feel empowered and in touch with your natural surroundings.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight: TRIBE HOTEL
 

Accommodation

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TRIBE Hotel

Influenced by Kenya’s rich culture, the TRIBE Hotel is a luxurious haven and authentic nod to Kenya’s craft market, with interior furnishings and artwork inspired by local artisans. The property is located minutes outside of Nairobi’s city center in the Gigiri suburb, providing you with the best of both worlds–unparalleled relaxation with the option to explore beyond hotel gates.


 

Rates

$5,200 USD Per Person: Early bird sign up until June 1, 2018
$5,750 USD Per Person: Following June 1, 2018
Deposit: 50% non-refundable deposit upon booking

*We are only offering shared rooms for this getaway due to the exclusive booking arrangements at each hotel; a single supplement will not be available

What is included: 2x nights at TRIBE Hotel; 3x nights at Mara Expedition Camp; 2x nights at The Majlis Resort; all experiences, game drives, cultural visits and excursions; all breakfasts, lunches and dinners; 4x domestic flights; private ground transportation; tour and trekking guide for entire journey

What is not included: International airfare, incidental expenses, gratuities, travel insurance, excess baggage fees